Admin Assist/Community Outreach Coordinator

Posted: 8/29/2019 | Expires: 9/28/2019

Location: Beaverton, Oregon
Function: Production
Specialty: Operations
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Job Description

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

KPTV-KPDX, a Meredith owned duopoly located in Beaverton, Oregon is recruiting for the position of Administrative Assistant/Community Outreach Coordinator. The Administrative Assistant/Community Outreach Coordinator answers the main phone line for the television station and is the first person most customers, viewers and vendors encounter whether they are visiting or calling KPTV Fox12 or KPDX 49. Customer service skills are of the utmost importance in this position. This position will answer questions that viewers have regarding network programming, local programming, etc. or direct the callers to the appropriate person. The position is responsible for processing, sorting, and distributing all incoming and outgoing mail and packages (via the United States Postal Office, Federal Express, and UPS). Position maintains a visitor log to assist with station security and safety policies.

This position will provide administrative support for station's community outreach initiatives such as Surprise Squad, AHA Heart Walk and annual toy drive. This position interacts with all departments in the television station and assists as back-up for various administrative duties as time permits.

II. Essential Job Functions

Weight %

Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

70% Answer all incoming calls to the main phone line, answer viewer and client questions, and greet station guests. Process/distribute/sort all incoming and outgoing mail and packages

25% Assist in coordination of the station's community outreach program

5% Act as back-up for various administrative duties - spot placement, special projects, etc.

100%

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education:

High School graduate or equivalent.

Experience:

Minimum 2 years experience as a receptionist or equivalent customer service position preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of postage meter, cisco phone system, Microsoft office, fax machine. Must possess very strong customer service skills and able to juggle multiple projects at once. Must be professional and comfortable dealing with all types of personalities and demeanors. Organized, calm demeanor necessary to survive in this position.

% Travel Required (Approximate):

. Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video - to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 owned or operated television stations reaching 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 - including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland - and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith's stations produce 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

Meredith Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer





KPTV-KPDX, a Meredith owned duopoly is located in Beaverton, Oregon. Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for 117 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video - to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 owned or operated television stations reaching 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 - including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland - and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith's stations produce 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

Meredith Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets.